Samira Wiley Joins The Cast Of New Hulu Series 'The Handmaid's Tale'

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OITNB star Samira Wiley is taking her talents to Hulu.

Samira Wiley is gearing up to take the entertainment world by storm once again with a role in the upcoming Hulu series The Handmaid's Tale.

The Orange Is The New Black alum will star opposite Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss, who was cast as the series' lead, handmaid-in-training Offred. 

According to Deadline, Samira will portray Offred's college BFF and aspiring handmaid Moira, who joins her in navigating within a society that regards women as property of the state.

The Handmaid's Tale will shoot ten episodes for its first season and the series will begin production in Toronto this fall. 

While you wait for the series to stream in 2017, you can catch Samira in the cyber thriller Nerve, which hits theaters today.


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